Guzik on gun control

July 21, 2017

Keith Guzik , Associate Professor of Sociology discusses the plausibility of regulating guns like cars. License and registration, please: how regulating guns like cars could improve safety The Conversation , June 26

Horton on Identity and Undocumented Workers

July 21, 2017

Farmworkers frequently are forced into the role of identity thieves in order to get a job, according to a new University of Colorado Denver report. Sarah Horton , Associate Professor of Anthropology, found undocumented or underage farm workers in California were being given stolen, borrowed or forged identity documents by...

Otanez on marijuana and tobacco

July 21, 2017

Marty Otañez , Anthropology Associate Professor, has been studying the state’s marijuana industry. He’s met multiple cannabis workers who are on their way to becoming homeless, and it’s left him convinced that it’s time for people in charge of the industry to address the problem. And earlier this summer, Otañez...

Reich publishes new book

July 21, 2017

Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccine , by Jennifer A. Reich , Associate Professor of Sociology, was released last month by NYU Press. For or over a decade, Reich has been studying the phenomenon of vaccine refusal from the perspectives of parents who distrust vaccines and the corporations that...

Political science professor Tony Robinson

Robinson on Benghazi and Colorado Senate race

July 21, 2017

Tony Robinson, Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department, says Benghazi is an issue that will likely be brought up again. “It won’t be the final word on it,” Robinson said. “The Republicans will raise the issue throughout the debate and so will Trump. He will remind voters at...

Shelby travels from Italy to China

July 21, 2017

Candice L. Shelby , Associate Professor of Philosophy, presented "Memes: A Doctrine of Hogwash" at the Third Annual International Biocoding Conference in Urbino Italy, on May 25, and then discussed meaning and psychological development with grad students and faculty in Florence, Italy on May 30 and 31. In addition, Shelby...

Bean advocates for increased use of critical-cultural and rhetorical perspectives

July 21, 2017

Hamilton Bean , Associate Professor in Communication, has published a chapter in the latest edition of New Agendas in Communication, Strategic Communication . This series, published by Routledge, brings together groups of emerging scholars to tackle important interdisciplinary themes that demand new scholarly attention and reach broadly across the communication...

Beer poem in The New Yorker

July 21, 2017

The July 4 th issue of The New Yorker included Assistant Professor of English Nicky Beer ‘s poem Juveniles (along with an audio track of the piece read by the author). Juveniles The New Yorker , July 4

Fields on the radio

July 21, 2017

Sarah K. Fields , Associate Professor of Communication, recently published Game Faces: Sport Celebrity and the Laws of Reputation and discusses how sports figures cope with a level of celebrity once reserved for the stars of stage and screen. She’s also a go to speaking on her research in the...

CU Denver Receives Million Dollar HHMI Diversity Grant

June 15, 2017

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) recently selected 24 schools in the first round of the Inclusive Excellence initiative. This program aims to help increase the capacity of colleges and universities to effectively engage all students so that they can be successful in science, especially undergraduates who enter four-year institutions...